General News, Property / 20.07.2015

The government is introducing two significant reforms that will affect property transactions and rental properties, including those owned by trusts. IRD numbers and capital gains Currently, anyone who buys a property with the intention of selling it for a gain is liable for tax on any gain....

General News / 01.04.2015

BlackmanSpargo Rural Law Limited welcomes both Sandy Van Den Heuvel and Rachel Petterson to the firm as Directors and shareholders. Both Sandy and Rachel have been with BlackmanSpargo since its inception in 2003. They specialise in all aspects of rural law with their co-Directors Ian Blackman...

Property / 17.09.2014

Holding open homes, getting the right price, moving, and finding another property can all be stressful.  Before you embark on that process there is one important matter that should be given some serious thought, and that is the terms of the listing authority (or agency...

General News, Property / 20.08.2014

It is becoming increasingly common for lenders (usually banks) to require third parties to give guarantees for the obligations of a borrower.  Where the borrower is associated with other entities the bank wants to ensure that securities given to the bank by the other entities...